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The ABCs of Raising Bees

A -🐝- Cs of Raising Bees Solitary cavity-nesting bees have no need to defend hives or honey, which makes them gentle enough to hold them in the palm of your hand! And, they are are easy to raise. Just set out a bee house with nesting holes that can be opened (like natural reeds), and the bees will find them. Female spring Mason bees will build a nest, collect pollen and nectar, then lay eggs; all within six weeks in spring. The eggs laid this year will become next year's adult bees. Summer Leaf bees are active from May through September. Super...

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